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Most Adults Spend More Time Using Smartphones And Computers Than Sleeping

New alarming research has found that the average adult spends more time on their smartphone and computer than they do sleeping. When computers, and cell phones for that matter, were invented, many people thought they would lead to a zombie generation, and one that is more obsessed with their emails than they are with a good night’s sleep, and that ...

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UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa

In this photo taken on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, a board stating that a homestead is under quarantine, an order which lasts for twenty-one days, due to the Ebola virus in the Kambia district, in Kambia, Sierra Leone. According to the head of the national Ebola response Centre, complacent behavior in Sierra Leone has led to a worrying spike in ...

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Microsoft’s most popular Lumias won’t get every Windows 10 feature

Microsoft has been heavily focused on low-end Windows Phone hardware over the past two years to grow market share, but its upcoming Windows 10 update won’t be finely tuned for these devices with low specifications. Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore revealed on Twitter yesterday that the software maker is working on Windows 10 for phones with 512MB of RAM, but that “features ...

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Americans Forecast to Spend Most in 3 Years at Holidays

Filed under: Retail, Holiday Shopping, Economic Indicators, GDP, Consumer Goods Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK — Americans are expected to spend at the highest rate in three years during what’s traditionally the busiest shopping season of the year, according to the nation’s largest retail industry trade group. But industry watchers say shoppers will need fat discounts, and ...

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Walmart Drops Health Benefits for Most Part-Time Workers

Filed under: Company News, Health Care, Retail, Health Insurance Jae C. Hong/AP By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK — Walmart Stores (WMT) plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for most of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs of the nation’s largest private employer. Starting Jan. 1, Walmart told The Associated Press that it ...

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The 6 Most Overrated Tourist Destinations in the World

Filed under: Personal Finance, Travel, Vacation Planning, Financial Education By Robert McGarvey These are the places everybody talks about — “you have to go!” — and when you get there, maybe only silently inside, you find yourself grumbling: Why did I bother? It’s almost like the Yogi Berra line: Nobody goes there anymore — it’s too crowded. Except what you ...

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What Qualities Matter Most When You’re Hiring a Lawyer?

Filed under: Scandals and Lawsuits Getty Images Few people enjoy hiring lawyers. That’s just a fact. If it takes a serious automobile accident, a divorce, or a death in the family to get you into a lawyer’s office, then pretty much by definition, you’re visiting under duress. But when trouble strikes and you actually need a lawyer, how do you ...

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The 5 Most Painful IPO Flops of 2013

Filed under: IPOs, Investing Getty Images/Cultura As more than a few finance industry professionals will happily brag, 2013 was a banner year for initial public offerings with 156 new stocks coming to market — the most since 2007 — collectively reaping the issuers aggregate proceeds of more than $ 38 billion. We went over the most recognizable members of this ...

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Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano erupts, lighting up sky over Sicily

Published: November 17, 2013 1:45 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | Mount Etna, among Europe’s most active volcanos, spews lava during an eruption Friday as seen from the community of Acireale in the Sicilian province of Catania. (Nov. 16, 2013) ROME – Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, has erupted again, lighting up the sky over much of ...

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The Lost Wallet Experiment: Finding the World’s Most Honest Cities

Filed under: Identity Theft, Travel Jeff Spielman/Getty Images By Lisa Mahapatra Helsinki, Finland, is one of the most honest cities in the world, while Lisbon, Portugal, is the least so, according to a social experiment conducted by Reader’s Digest. Reader’s Digest wanted to know how honest world cities are, so it “lost” 192 wallets in 16 cities — that’s 12 ...

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